ADOC: Marshall County escaped inmate recaptured


courtesy of Alabama Department of Corrections

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (2/25): The Alabama Department of Corrections has recaptured an inmate who escaped a work release last week.

Dustin Dale Morton escaped from the Elba Work Release Center on Feb. 17 and was recaptured Tuesday.

No other information has been released at this time.

ORIGINAL (2/17): The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for escaped inmate who was last seen at the Elba Work Release Center.

According to ADOC, at approximately 11:20 p.m., presumedly Sunday, Dustin Joel Morton was not counted for at his assigned area during an institutional count. Sgt. Billy Blue reported Morton missing and the escape report was issued around 2 a.m. Monday morning.

How to identify Morton

  • Age: 33
  • AIS: 00249547
  • Height: 5’10”
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Scars: “List MOB”
  • Clothing: Camo jacket, red and light color shirt, blue jeans and boots

Next steps

If anyone knows of Morton’s whereabouts or has information that can lead to his recapture, they are encouraged to contact ADOC-Staton Communications at 1-800-831-8825.

Morton was serving time for obstruction of justice-false identity.


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